September 14, 2022
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We are thrilled to introduce you to SOCS Speaks, our new hub that matches Skin of Color Society experts
with exciting public-facing opportunities to engage, enlighten and educate!

We encourage you to learn more about the initiative and register for this dynamic program.

About SOCS Speaks

SOCS Speaks Experts may participate in a variety of meaningful opportunities to engage with the public,

 SOCS Speaks Experts may participate in a variety of meaningful opportunities to engage with the public, including:

  1. Media interviews and contributions—spanning a wide array of print, digital and broadcast news outlets, including: health/medicine, beauty, dermatology, and mainstream media;
  2. Speaking engagements before academic, dermatology, industry, patient, and community audiences;
  3. Social media collaborations with SOCS supporters and patient advocacy, dermatology and health organizations;
  4. Special branded or co-branded multimedia projects with industry partners.

Established in 2022, SOCS Speaks was sparked by an unprecedented surge in interest in, and demand for,
Skin of Color Society experts to weigh in on highly relevant topics in dermatology, healthcare, science
and society.

Many of our SOCS Speaks Experts have undergone media training through the American Academy of
Dermatology and other organizations, and/or have had substantial experience in speaking to the media,
public speaking, and social media activity.

For members who are interested in gaining formal media training and more hands-on experience in
representing SOCS to the media and public, SOCS will introduce a specialized media training program in
the near future.

All SOCS Speaks Experts will be provided with guidelines for Best Practices for Media Interviews,
Speaking Engagements and Social Media Collaborations, as well as Diversity in Action talking points.
We invite you to participate in SOCS Speaks!

SOCS Members may register to become active in SOCS Speaks by clicking the APPLY button below to
complete a profile.

Please take a few minutes to complete this recently expanded questionnaire, as your responses will help
us match you with opportunities that best fit your interests and expertise! If you completed the
questionnaire previously, we kindly ask you to do this one as well, as it is more comprehensive and will
better equip us to line up suitable opportunities for you to consider.

For details about available opportunities, fees, and honoraria or any questions, please contact us: